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In the wake of the alleged theft of several hundred thousand dollars by two employees, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is faced with shoring up its image among donors.
By now, the term “branding” is ingrained into the consciousness of everyone in the nonprofit/philanthropic sector. Despite this widespread awareness, there is a lack of understanding about just what a brand is and what it does.
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Staffing information technology positions at nonprofits is not easy and it can be very expensive. The NonProfit Times and NTEN, the nonprofit technology network, teamed up to find out the state of the nonprofit IT sector from more than 1,000 organizations. Small organizations continue to struggle. The average tenure of an IT profession is slightly more than four years. Read the report at: http://www.nptimes.com/webex.html#nten
In its final year in power, the Bush administration has begun the process of writing its version of history, outlining the efforts of its often controversial Faith-Based and Community Initiative (FBCI) in a newly-released report.
If you’re planning on a couple of rich donors dying in the next few years, you might want to pencil in 2010 for keeping them alive if the goal is for them to avoid estate taxes.
There will be no estate tax that year unless Congress takes action but it will return in 2011. Of course, if the estate is more modest, say, less than the $2 million exemption, it would be exempt from the tax and a donor living longer might be more in your best interest.
Foundations are lining up against mandated diversity transparency legislation in California that could have ramifications beyond the Golden State.
The Democrat-led California Assembly, by a 45-29 vote, approved a bill in late January that requires foundations with more than $250 million in assets to collect diversity-related data for their boards, staff, nonprofit grantees and clients served through their grantmaking, and publish it on the Web and in annual reports.
The highest inflation rate in 17 years means higher prices for everyone, but food banks across the country in particular are facing tough choices as a result of skyrocketing costs coupled with rising demand for service.
With a little imagination and a bit of a potty mouth, it shouldn’t be too hard to think of what the “Seven Dirty Words” might be in George Carlin’s infamous 197s stand-up comedy routine.
Although getting the maximum use out of online tools can be complicated at first, even daunting to smaller organizations, there are avenues that can be helpful.
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